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Childbirth education

Childbirth Education | Bradley Method of Childbirth
Erin Hinze, Affiliated Instructor

Childbirth Education | International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)
Amber Roman, ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator

POSTPARTUM CARE & infant safety

Postpartum Care | CAPPA Certified Postpartum Doula
Carnley Proud

Breastfeeding Support | International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)
Felisha Floyd

Infant Care | Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician
Heather Viers


The Birth Partner | Penny Simkin
Throughout its publication, numerous birth professionals and partners have relied on this guide to help comfort women during their pregnancy and labor.

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding | La Leche League International
La Leche League has set the standard for breastfeeding support and education for new moms. This book provides information on everything from preparing for breastfeeding during pregnancy to nursing positions and milk storage.

The Doula Book | Marshall Klaus, John Kennell, Phyllis Klaus
This book goes into detail about how hiring a doula can help you have a healthier, happier birth experience. Evidence is also presented as to how the presence of a doula can help recovery and mother-infant bonding.

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering | Sarah Buckley
With a foreword by Ina May Gaskin, this resource can help guide parents through natural childbirth and early postpartum parenting options. Sarah Buckley is a doctor who home-birthed four of her children.

Childbirth Without Fear | Grantley Dick-Read
This book comes highly recommended for any woman who is wanting a natural birth, but is fearful of doing so. Dr. Dick-Read has a wonderful philosophy on where some of that fear comes from and presents the research in a sympathetic manner.

When Hello Means Goodbye | Paul Kirk, Pat Schwiebert
This is a guide for parents who are faced with the death of their baby (either before or shortly after birth). This also addresses the unique position of fathers, grandparents, and siblings involved.